The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 64 83 79
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.15% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.79% 0.51% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £413 £550 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +83.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £369
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £23.50 £150.00
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -84.33%
Ubuntu
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
127 196 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.39% 22.48% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 142 93
Median daily rate £413 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £11.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £9.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £21.00 £21.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ubuntu across the Wales region.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 1 £413 - 4
Ubuntu
UK

Ubuntu
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) CentOS
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Salt
2 3 (75.00%) Public Cloud
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Cloud
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) PaaS
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Fedora
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Debian
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) AWS DevOps
1 3 (75.00%) AWS Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Cloud
1 3 (75.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) CentOS
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Fedora
3 1 (25.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
1 3 (75.00%) Open Source
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
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